The staff decided to get a little funny for this month’s playlist. Here’s a compilation of spoof and parody songs that tickle our fancies!
After much deliberation I have finally selected my favorite Weird Al song (of the moment), which is actually an original composition, as opposed to a straight parody which is he most known for. “Genius in France” is an incredibly intricate homage to the one and only Frank Zappa, and even features his son Dweezil Zappa. Ironically the song is written about a person rejected in the world, but accepted in France.
Rage of Thrones by Axis of Awesome
I had like 12, but decided to show mercy and only subject you to 3:
The Beatles: “You Know My Name (Look Up the Number)”
Silly B-side of “Let it Be”
Frank Zappa: “Valley Girl”
‘80s classic starring his daughter Moon Zappa.
Pixies: “La La Love You”
Throwaway goof-off from the “Doolittle” album.
“Eat It” by Weird Al
“What Does My Girl Say” SNL spoofing “What Does the Fox Say”
No huge favorites, but this made me laugh:
The Muppets - Bohemian Rhapsody
Amish Paradise was a pretty big part of my formative years. When the actually coolio song comes on I still find myself singing the weird Al ones. Plus it created beef with Coolio what other spoof artists has beef wit Coolio?
The only thing that comes to mind is this: